In 2021, Croatia was voted as the second safest country in Europe, according to a study by Lambeo. English, Germany and Italian are very common languages spoken by locals. So travel throughout Croatia, especially in Zadar and Dalmatia is simple, easy and rewarding. In saying that, there are a few tips and trick when travelling to Croatia.
Kuna or Euro, tips and tricks on currency in Croatia
Kuna is the official currency (Euro will be in 2023), however there are items that can be paid in Euro, for all other you’re required to pay in Kuna’s. The exchange rate can vary, but rule of thumb take the conversion of 7.5kn for 1 Euro.
Currency Exchange – where best to go in Croatia There are a few currency exchanges close to O’live Residence. In general the exchange rate varies between 7,4 – 7,5 Croatian Kuna’s for one Euro.
Automatic Teller Machine – Kuna can be withdrawn from your local bank account. You will need to check the exchange rate with your bank. There are a few ATM’s in the vicinity of O’live Residence, where you can quickly withdraw Kunas
Please be aware of Non-Bank ATM’s. They have a high surcharge and very bad exchange rates.
Tips and tricks for staying safe
In Croatia, you have the license to spoil yourself rotten (as they say). Living the luxury life is easy in Dalmatia, as you have all the right ingredients at your disposal. The soothing Adriatic sea; the rich Dalmatian cuisine and the bubbling culture found through Zadar and Bibinje.
With all this temptation, its most important to look after your well being. Ensure to endulge in the fresh foods and produce; keep wary of the sun; not to over do the local schnapps and ensure you get some good rest – in the most comfortable beds you’ll ever sleep in at O’live Residence.
However, if for some reason you do over do it, there are a few pharmacies in the area that can help you out: